A couple of photos from Angus Bell, Scot-born-but-living-in-very-snowy-Montreal and author of Slogging the Slavs.
A Slovak googly grip. In the village of Hajske, cricket has become the #1 sport. Five minutes before an international Twenty:20, Slovakia’s wicketkeeper demonstrates the complexities of legspin. Fellow international cap Stalin sits behind.
The Slovaks consume plum brandy at drinks break. Here, the next batsman in feels the effects on camping tour in Prague
Angus’s book, Slogging the Slavs: A Paranormal Cricket Tour from the Baltic to the Bosphorus, is available at Amazon and in bookshops around the UK.